South Koreans wearing masks of President Lee Myung-bak and U.S. President Barack Obama protest the dispatch of the country's troops to Afghanistan.
South Koreans wearing masks of President Lee Myung-bak and U.S. President Barack Obama protest the dispatch of the country's troops to Afghanistan. Lee Jin-man / AP
South Koreans wearing masks of President Lee Myung-bak and U.S. President Barack Obama protest the dispatch of the country's troops to Afghanistan. Lee Jin-man / AP

Obama's Asia tour kicks off at critical time on home front

November 06, 2009 3:34 PM